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ESKOM URGES SOUTH AFRICANS TO USE ELECTRICITY SPARINGLY AS COAL CRISIS LOOMS: 17 Sept 2018

17 September 2018
Reduce your electricity bill with a solar geyser

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom has called on South Africans to use electricity sparingly as 10 of its power stations are running low on coal. The utility has confirmed the power stations have less than three weeks of supply left and some even have less than 10 days in their reserves. Spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe says: “We don’t want…

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Solar water heating without the rebate? It still makes a lot of sense!!

25 August 2015

The solar water heating rebates introduced in 2008 ended in April 2015 and whether they will return is a matter of debate within both the industry and among consumers. SESSA doesn’t know whether the rebate programme will be reinstated and if so, what form it will take. However, the conditions for solar water heating have…

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A myth? Saving with solar water heating or heat pump

3 May 2014

Air polution vs clean energy solutions It is believed that the earth receives more energy each hour from the sun than the world can use in a full year. In spite of this, South Africa generates 77% or more of our electricity by burning millions of tonnes of coal each year …. imagine the pollution…

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Are you building a new house and need a quote for a solar geyser/heat pump or pool heating?

28 February 2014

Let us help you in this regard – it is what we love to do. Your architect will make you aware of the following legislation: Extract from Government Gazette: 9 September 2011. “New Building Regulations (for new buildings) – with effect from 10 November 2011. XA2 At least 50% (volume fraction) of the annual average…

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Did you wonder what happened to Prof Vivian Alberts’ development of the thin-film solar module technology (University of Johannesburg: 1993+)?

20 February 2014

PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN!! The thin-film solar module technology (developed by Professor Vivian Alberts at the Physics Department at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in 1993) is now in production at Technopark, Stellenbosch. High-tech Solar Plant Opened In Stellenbosch South Africa – and Africa’s – first semi-commercial plant for producing and marketing a thin-film solar module was officially…

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Which solar water heating system/heat pump to install?

4 August 2013

The solar geyser cheap nba jerseys and heat pump professional installer: “should recommend temps a system to you, based on your home, family size, hot water usage patterns, location cheap nba jerseys and budget” wholesale nba jerseys (Eskom: 2013). If your geyser’s size is too small/big for your household’s needs, Professores it will impact negatively…

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